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, there is some rain. that should stay north of us with high pressure giving us good weather once again. you might get tired of this good weather. it is just to drive. we'll talk about rain in the forecast coming up. >> our big story, the race for maryland governor is heating up. bob ehrlich hit the airwaves with his first television ad entitled "let's get to work." >> kim dacey joins us live from northwest baltimore with details. >> early voting polling places opened on friday. nearly 23,000 people statewide have cast their ballots already. those who have not have more to think about as bob ehrlich hit the tv airwaves. >> i am bob ehrlich. >> in his first television ad, bob ehrlich reintroduced himself to maryland voters. >> i am not the kind of guy who likes to hang on the sidelines. >> he showed the -- we showed the spot to a political analyst. >> it was a perfect ad for his campaign. ad looks good. >> the esthetics always matter with ads. there are subtle things, but it is important as to getting the mood of the candidate. >> it outlines his major goals -- help small businesses, protect the ba
is concerned. the locals were saying, it is teasing us. we will hang out and see what happens, until they run us off the island of. >> evacuation orders or already in effect and some are expected later today. as far north as massachusetts, many are not waiting for orders, pulling boats from the water and preparing to ride out the storm. >> i will be in the basement if need be. we have plenty of supplies. >> the entire east coast now anxiously awaiting hurricane earl. if officials will meet later discussed the possibility of evacutations and to continue to prepare for earl. >> you can track earl by logging on to the weather page of wbaltv.com. our team coverage continues later on today with live reports from ocean city. they begin at 5:00 p.m. >> a neighborhood is on edge in anne arundel county. a woman was sexually assaulted. jennifer franciotti has more on this disturbing story. >> police have been handing out fliers and asking for the public's health to find the man that raped an elderly woman. a man broke into it will install on monday. once inside, they say he raped the victim then fled t
by bit added, in politics, perception rules. >> if he is elected, he would be taking us back 60 years. >> this new but it conjures images of segregation, but watching her statement in context does not. she is speaking to the interdenominational ministerial alliance. >> i do not know that a practice that. if he is elected he would be taking us back 60 years. >> he teaches are in politics does not believe that she is purposely injecting race into the context. racial overtones are hard to ignore. >> it will be there whether we say it or not. it is left to the politicians to walk a fine line of making certain suggestions without release saying it. or, you know, sometimes there may be real differences. >> early in the campaign, she charged that if for upon it is elected, the city would become a police state. >> he is going to be a rubber- stamp for the police department. >> this expert says the office has a historical relevance. >> it is a very emotional deal because he was unseated by -- who was backed by a white machine politicians. >> he advocated shooting him. >> you must teach a
of tonight's commitment 2010 report. jayne miller joins us live in the newsroom. >> the new reports show that republican bob ehrlich has outraged democratic governor martin o'malley -- out raised governor martin o'malley. challenger gregg bernstein continues to surge in financial support to try to unseat incumbent pat jessamy. the challenger continues to pull in donors at a brisk clip, outperforming incumbent pat jessamy by a margin of nearly 3 to 1. the report shows he has raised more than $70,000 in just 19 days from august 10 thru august 29. most of the donations were less than $100, according to the bernstein campaign. he has a comfortable cushion for a last-minute advertising leading up to the election. by contrast, pat jessamy has pulled in $28,000 over the same 19-day period. we reported a loan wednesday, a personal loan jessamy is making to help pay for tv advertising that just started on the air. >> a spokesperson for the o'malley campaign called the recent aids in fund-raising for challenger bob ehrlich no big deal. the spokesperson said that have taken a break. the o'malley ca
for joining us this morning. >> john collins is in today for tony pann. >> we have a couple of scattered clouds. it is pleasant and cool. almost chilly. it is chilly in the mountains with temperatures in the 40's this morning. 62 degrees at the airport. 67% is the humidity. that number is always high in the morning hours. that number will drop by 10:00 a.m. or 11:00 a.m. as soon as the atmosphere stores to he doubt -- starts to heat up. barlow was 56 degrees yesterday at the inner harbor, 66 and annapolis, also 66. no stormy weather nearby. the nearest rain is up to the great lakes and that will be a mess, and not a hit today. we will have sunshine just ahead. >> our big story, bob ehrlich released his first tv ad this morning. >> kim dacey is live at a polling place in northwest baltimore with that story. >> early voting centers will be open today. they opened on friday and so far nearly 23,000 people statewide have cast their ballots. one of the biggest raises is the race for maryland's governor. bob ehrlich hit the television airwaves yesterday with his first ad of the election season
? it took as long as it took for us to get 12 people and four alternates that could put aside everything they knew about the case and still be fair. >> those chosen not only had to be patient during the selection process, they must also be prepared to hear a long trial. charles mcganey and jer overwhelm williams are charged in the murder. >> an alleged prankster is none other than justin bieber. >> 11 news has received video of that situation. >> according to police, water baloons were thrown by justin bieber and hit police. no charges have been filed at this point. >> can they do it? absolutely. >> this law professor said charges against the singer are possible but not likely. >> my experience tells me that if anybody, be they a celeb or otherwise, threw a water baloon and hit a police officer, they are probably in for some real talking to and some real yelling at. but i would be surprised if they were actually prosecuted. >> bieber performed before a sold-out crude at the maryland state fair the night the video was shot. the story about the water baloon student has been reported on ent
. the head of the u.s. labor department pays a visittit howard couuty. megan gilliland joneses live with the latest on what she had to say about the state of the economy on this labor day. good orning, megan. >> reporter: on the weekend we honor working americans. the u.s. department of labor secretary, hilga s lis so lis is visiting the hardest workers in america.3 the unemployment stands at a low 557%. across the country it's higher. the attst figures showiig 9.6% of americans are without jobs. while the numbers are grim, ss lis says the conomm is moving forward. >> we have created in the last eight months on aa average 90,000 months with job. in the last 22 months when bush -as president there was no job growth. that's a big difference. >> on fox news sunday, republican senator, john mccain blaated that the argument, saying that the economic other policies have failed and more people are unemployed out in that than what the stimulus package was passed. >>> the secretary will hee head3 milwaukee joining president obama to peak there. >>>>we want to now what you think, is the
her a maxxinista. t.j.maxx. let us make a maxxinista out of you! >>> he said his plans to burn the koran on the anniversary of september 11th were off. >> well, this morning, they could be back on again. the florida pastor at the center of the controversy now says he was lied to and he is drawing that mosque built near ground zero into the mix. >>> a state of monetjano- melgoza is declared in one california community after an explosion destroys dozens of homes. stay with us. fox 5 morning news continues right now. there you go. this is how your friday morning is starting out. it is beautiful outside today. nice and cool out there. it is friday, september 10, 2010. good morning. i'm gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. thank you for being with us this morning. let's got a check on the forecast with tony perkins. >> i've got the good news for today. we have a great forecast today. tomorrow will be great as well. let's look at the current temperatures at the area airports. we are primarily in the 50s. 64 at reagan national. 55 at dulles. 58 at baltimore and most of the region is
water cooler question of the day. >> will the gray skies clear up? tony will tell us if we can put on a happy face. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today in hd. >> good morning. i am mindy basara. >> and i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> i think tony is laughing at me. >> i like when you break into song on monday mornings. you might as well smile and sing. weather-wise, we had some much- needed rain over the weekend. we do have some low clouds and some fog in some neighborhoods. mostly cloudy. there could be some drizzle. things to break up as far as the cloud cover. we will get some sunshine later today and a high temperature near 79. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. first we say good morning to sarah. >> we have a busy ride for motorists on northbound 95 up towards cecil county. northbound 95. we're seeing some movement. they are letting by the traffic but then shutting dow
freedom and fight to keep us safe. >> it was a bad situation, and our country handled it as best as we could. >> it is good we have people going out there ready to fight for our country. >> at least one student's father is still fighting for the country. >> i am thankful i have someone defending our country and serving in the army. that motivated me to go toward the service. >> tim tooten, wbal-tv 11 news. >> paul bryan palmer escaped the central district 2:00 friday afternoon. police say he was being held on an attempted murder charge. >> the suspect complained of a hand injury. the suspects brought him into thization station and he was able to -- into the station, and he was able to escape. >> he is 5' 10." if you have information on his whereabouts, call 911. >> ken harris trial set monday. after a week a jury has been seated in this case. iteam reporter barry sims has this story. >> kenneth harris was killed by three men robbing a nightclub. finding an impartial jury was difficult. >> one of the issues was the large amount of publicity that went along with this case. one of the que
of range of the u.s. radar. there is still some grain into the eastern half of maine. the eye of the storm is over nova scotia right now. it is moving to the northeast. sunny skies and a few showers in western new york state. that is about it. no clouds or rain down here, just pleasant conditions as temperatures rise into the 70's. the cows on your holiday weekend forecast coming up. >> role did not come too close to the maryland shore line. >> we got a little bit of rain and some wind. >> i thought it would be a lot worse. i really did. we came down here for vacation and we have come down here for hurricanes before. it did not seem like a big deal. >> it became a big tourist attraction on friday as everyone wanted to get a glimpse. the problem was many were wondering where he was hiding. >> it was not as bad as we thought it was going to be because that is nice. we still get to come out and see mother nature at her best. >> the only rain came in the midafternoon and the highest wind gusts were about 45 miles per hour. letting was limited to the inland areas and beach erosion was minor. >>
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and his case alive. >> what i hope is that everyone will hear us. it's not just us, it's so many different people crying out, trying to stop. >> they don't have to go far for sympathy. >> my son was shot 18 times. >> bene ta glass was here, holmes was her nephew. he had a son until july 3. >> his nail was raymond, they haven't arrested anyone yet. he's not here to be a father to his son he has an 8-year-old. i won't see him walk in my door no more. so many things to think about. >> but only so many things one can do about it, the injustice these mothers and countless others are stuck with. they hope gatherings like this sends a message to whoever is responsible for their pain. >> this has got to stop. they're taking people's children left and right. >> you're taking people's children, you don't know what you're doing to people's families. >> now so far this year, city police tell us they have solved roughly half of its 148 murders. we're live at police headquarters, wbal tv 11 news. >> while jamal's family was praying for answers in his violent death, a few blocks away a 15-year-old boy wa
and into the our region. ocean to ell us if the torm i3 good morning, megan. >> reporter: hurricane earl certainly impacting oceanncity now at this hour this morning. we're certainly feeling the wind gusts sweeping through the boardwalk here, enoug now rrachg 18 miles an hour here. the thing about this wind, it's consistentlyypushing hrough. thh big thinggwe're starting to notice is the rain that is of course, coming down on the sidewalks at this point. visibility veey, very low. a lot of misttin hh air, a lot of sand and rain coming own. it's certainly hard to see in this. really conditions changing minute bb minute hhre in cean city.3 as far as when it's going to hit the crust of it and when it will come from north carolina. to tell whether it will be asaad strong as t was thhre. as far as sense of dama danger e boardwalk, we're seeing people iispite the wind and the rain a lot of people sitting out here on the boardwalk. if they're going to bb sitting here an hour or so, that will be the question because things are changiig to minute. >>> the spon teams wil!! respone rrady to ear
basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> meteorologist john collins has a check of the forecast. looking good. >> yeah. you mentioned the fall-like weekend. i was out working in the yard past couple of days, very nice, and a lot of leaves in the lawn. but it's not because of fall-like temperatures, it's because of the dry conditions we've got. >> but let's talk about the cool for the moment. we'll address the wet in just a minute, or dry, or whichever way you want to look at it. at b.w.i. marshall right now, 56 degrees the temperature. that's the low there so far this morning. it just dropped into that range. 72%, the humidity. barometer has bumped up just a little bit, and we have a breeze to the west at 6. we'll still have a breeze tonight, not as breezy as yesterday. cool temperatures dominate the great lakes, new england, right down into the midatlantic region, all the warmer stuff is well to our south and southwest. so again today, very nice. now, we'll address the rain situation coming up in just a few minutes with the insta-weather plus forecas
is in charge. that area of high pressure is getting a little bit closer to us. temperatures up close to 80 degrees. mid-80s tomorrow. for those of you that just assist on more summer, we have at least a couple more chances for 90-degree days before this week after labor day is done. >> still looks good all in all. >> we like it for now. >> thank you, chuck. >> all right. >> new today, a family in d.c. is facing a terrible loss this morning. an early morning fire burned their home. the two-alarm blazed happened on minnesota avenue northeast. derrick ward joins us live from northeast this morning with the latest. day, i understand the roof caved in because of the fire? >> reporter: indeed, it d. there was no one at home at the time and no one was injured. firefighters remain here as this fire on minnesota area just adjacent to the subway station. it happened almost five hours ago and just stopped smoldering. it was about 4:30 when it started to burn. neighbors were a wanged by faulty electrical service. lines burned and shorted out. neighbors tell us they came out and they were met by intens
off with al roker and natalie morales and carl quintanilla from cnbc joining us while matt takes a little time off. coming up, lady luck on the side of lady -- >> a lot of talent but the mtv music video awards held in los angeles. lady gaga going home with eight moonmen as they're called. as always as you can see she had various outrageous outfits. and also some other outrageous moments for the show including that appearance by lindsay lohan, the first since being let out of rehab. all the highlights coming up -- or low lights, depending how you look at it. >>> plus when you hear names like betsey johnson, and diesel, you think creative clothes. now returning to a bigger canvas designing hotels. we'll show you some stylish hot spots. >>> later, picking the right college for your teenager can be pretty stressful. you might start by looking at how much it costs, the ranking list. how much should you rely on the rankings when making your choice? perspective on what those mean. >>> first get caught up on the latest morning news and for that we turn once again to ann curry. >>> thank
and his case alive. >> what i hope is that everyone would hear us. it is not just us. it is so many different teem that are crying out. that this has to stop. >> my son was shot 18 times. >> holmes was her nephew. she had a son, too. >> his name is reynard. they haven't caught anyone yet. i think about he's not here to be a father to his son. he has an 8-year-old. i think about i won't see him walk in my door no more. there is so much to think about. >> the injustice and the loss that these mothers and others are stuck with. right now they hope gatherings like this help send a message about their pain. >> this has got to stop. they are taking people's children. >> you-all taking people's children. you-all don't know what you are doing to people's family. >> so far baltimore police have solved half of its 148 murder. last year it solved about 60% of its 238 murders. at police head quarters, george lettis wbal-tv 11 news. >> while jamaal's family was praying, a 15-year-old boy was shot in the face. the victim was taken to a local hospital and at last check was in stable condition. >>
patrol car arrived, the man began attacking the officer. they say the officer used his patrol car door to push the man away. >> there was a struggle over the officer's weapon, at which time a second officer pulled up to this team, observed what was going on and shot the suspect in the chest two times. >> the shopping center remain closed as police tried to sort out what happened. the officers are now on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation. store managers and business owners were shocked. >> its life and things happen, but there's no area where there's not going to be any crime. we're not going to change anything. we're going to keep doing what we have been doing. >> so far, police have not release the identity of the man tried they say he is in critical but stable condition at shock trauma. >> tonight, a baltimore teenager is behind bars charged in a deadly shooting last month. according to police, the 70- rolled was one of three suspects to approach a 30-year-old as he sat in his car in brooklyn park. detectives believe hill tried to drive off and he was shot
be memorable, that's for sure. it has given us plenty of challenges, but nothing is stopping us. >> lasting memories for each other and their special day shared with hurricane earl. the eye of the storm stayed far off shore but close enough to bring driving wind and rain to the barrier islands. on new york's long island, powerful waves and rip currents created dangerous waves at area beaches. >> there is definitely a rip tide out there. >> now that earl has arrived in new england, the question is, how much damage will he leave behind. >> we know it certainly could have been much, much worse. where is earl now, john? >> earl is clearing new england and heading to the maritime provinces of canada. >> it has gotten over -- it was far enough off shore it was just a big squalor really for us. nearby in the mid-atlantic region, hatteras probably got the worst of it. it wasn't probably as bad as it could have been. in new england the storm has weakened. now, as as always happens behind a hurricane, you get excellent weather. here's the radar. h.d. doppler showing the eye of the storm. the radar is
to loss strength as it moves north, but officials are still arning that %-the u.s. because of the severe flooding. you should expect that there's go to be pounding rain, some high winds and very daagerous waves out there ii the coming days. livv frrm theport o!! the port , megan gilliland.3 fox 45 mor 45 morning news. >>> he marrlaad emergency agency is keepinn an eye on joel d smith is live ith the latest preparations. good morning, joel. >> repprter: good morning. patrice. they're looking at a lot of different maps. ú%en though ttis unlikell to come to our area here, and maybe not even hii the eastern shore so bad, you ggt to beeready. we have talked bout what youú should. we have is the ssuff laid out here right now. let's get to ed, and see what are you seeing onnthe most >> the most recent maa is keeping it 200 ilee out to sea. we will have issues with surf at ocean city and we will have ppoblems with swimming and we will have further problems this weee. -nd some issues with small coastal flooding.ú >> reporter: let's go through it quickly. winter or the hurricane, you're s
to join us. >>> not too earll with the raven's countdown. >> we're already thinking about the avens, jet game. >>> nnver too early to start ú%lking about fall, and cool start for ome this morninn. 53 degrees at hagerstown but 66 innbaltimoreeis not too bad. we will see the temperatures climb nicelyytoday into the low 80s and as yyu can see sky hd radar not revealing anything but clear skies, and looking good. the bigger picture is showing showers up in the midwest that issarr going to steer to the north and east of us. 78 degrees t midday temperature starting at 57. we will liib at the 84-degree mark at 4 or 5:00 in the afternoonnevening and drrp back %-we havv weather for you as far as the baltimore orioles forecast, too, coming up in just a little bii. right now let's senn it back to you. patrice. >>> 5:31 on fox 45 early edition. -he u.s. department of labor secretary makes a special visit to our region, visiting hard working americans in howard county this labor day weeeend. megan gilliland has the latest on what she had to say about the state of economy. good morning, megan. >>
for the search on idol. >>. >>> if you send us a resume with a microsoft word attachment, we call you to come in and tape a 20-second video pitch. we'll put it on air and online at abc2news.com. send us your resume. we'll be right back. >>> good morning, we begin your moneyscope report with president obama looking to boost the economy. the president will ask congress to increase a business research tax credit and make it people's exhibit. corporate tax breaks would end to pay for the ten-year $100 billion plan. >>> the administration is also launching a major mortgage relief program, focuses on reducing the mortgages of homeowners who owe more than their houses are actually worth. mark hurd may join software maker oracle. amid allegations he falsified expense reports and settled a sexual harassment case. >>> the american is number one in the box office this weekend. took in $13 million from friday through sunday. that's your moneyscope report, i'm rob nelson. >>> we've all fallen for it. deceptive ads that lure you in with big promises and low prices. >> joce sterman has more to help you see
the ten experts. i use that loosely. you can even win a prize. one of the prizes is a trip to hawaii. >> expert. >> yeah, we'll have a lot of fun. >> well, we hope that the weather in ten days is anything like it is now. this weekend will be nice. we didn't get any clouds or wind really unless you were near the shore. ocean city just got a tiny bit of rain. it was more of a wind event and the waves and the surf felt formidable. >> be careful. >> be careful out there. >> and earl is still a tropical storm. it's so far away, it's out of the influence of any u.s. interest. it's in nova scotia now. and we're at 71 degrees and the dew point is low and the humidity is low and we have a nice dry, breezy day. 18 miles per hour winds and 29.70 is the barometer and temperatures ranging from 52 in oakland into the low 70s. we have 72 in easton and 74 at pax river and d.c.. st. mary's county checking in around 72 degrees and 69 in elkton and 64 in cumberland where the winds are coming from the west. the heavier winds are around the metro and heading down on the shore towards easton. the light wi
are warning about a tax if the korans are burned. the extremists could retaliate here in the u.s.. >> this means that pastor jones might have seen the light. late breaking news. >> exactly. >> this shows it press is reporting that terry jones will cancel the koran-burning event. one of three american hikers jailed in the run will be freed as an act of clemency at the end of ramadan. the iranian culture ministry said that they would be released at a hotel. the message did not say who would be released but one of the people have serious medical problems. >> 5 maryland public schools can now add a national blue ribbon to their list of accomplishments. the word came down from washington. we have more on the story. >> this is a pretty big deal. the blue ribbon gives schools a national profile and the staff members get academic of bragging rights. the announcement was made by the u.s. education secretary. 304 schools awarded blue-ribbon spinto among them baltimore county's eastern technical high school. this latest news has tracy curtis and her daughter who is a student here singing th
with intervention and treatment. if he is elected, he would be taking us back 60 years. >> he knowledge is that racial overtones are hard to ignore. >> it is going to be there whether we say it or not. it is elected politicians to kind of walk a fine line of making certain suggestions without really saying it or sometimes there may be real differences. >> early in the campaign, she charged that if for upon and is elected, the city will become a police state. >> he is going to be a rubber- stamp for the police department. >> this offer says the office has a historical resonance for african-american residents. >> it is an emotional kind of deal, because he was unseated -- >> the back in the 1970's, he played the race card. >> you must teach a lesson and the only way to do it is with a jail and was shooting people. >> those candidates are planned to the grassroots supporters. >> this election is a full of things. >> following a debate, she made a statement many city residents found disrespectful. >> a federal court is like a private school and a high rent district. the baltimore city attor
campus where are %-keith, what can you tell us..3 >>well, jjff, county police and a warning tonight after the attacks, on seven students. puck ket it rrally hit close to home. the latest off campus assault and robbery, of the university of maryland student. the police say the victim was walking alone, on harwiik road and princeton avenue when four ú%spects beat and robbed him. it happened at about 2:00 sunday on frazier and puck ket's block. >> f course it is frighteningg to know that these things are happening right where we walk -very day. >> a lost times ou don't thiik it could happen to you. but it can.3 youuknoww it could be your friend or neighbor. especially if it is goiig on on your road.3 so it is definitely scaree >> that robbery ollows two other recent attacks. including an august 29th robbery, in which five suspects approached three students, waiting at the universitt shuttle stop outside of the ú%iversity club apartments, on vernon houue road. two of the students ran away. but the other, was grabbed, assaulted, and robbed. >> it is frustrating. very frustrating. because
to be evacuated. the governnr will be briefed again later today. stay with us through the storm. we already have a crew down in ocean city right now. todaa i will e heaaed down there, too. we will be bringing you live reports on exaccly how this storm is affecting our region and the holiday planss megan gilliland, fx 45 morning nness >>> ffoecasters are keeping a close eye on hurricane earl as %-it's a categgry iv storm right now and any ship could out most the populated part of the country in danger. we are joined byycraig frrm good morningg ccaii. %-patrice.r: good morning, we're expectinn hurricane %-thhs is one of the mmst powerl huuricanes to threaten the coast in years. few people areerisking. %--> reporter: president obama -as ordered federal agencies to cooodinate efforts ahead of hurricane earl. the governors of north carolina, virginia and maryland have declarrd states of emergency. can tell what is going toof us happenn news we''e hearing. storm that is a big storm. it's a major hurricane. >> reporter: esidents and ú%evacuate the outer banks.to ú%aters are tryinn to keep thei
duty to vote. >> voting early is the same process we are used to on election day. it is the same electronic voting machines and the same check-in process. the only difference is where you vote. >> they do not go to the regular precinct. >> to find an early voting polling place, go to our website, wbaltv.com. >> early voting for the primary election runs through thursday, september 9. there will be no voting on sunday. we have posted a link to all the early voting locations on our website, wbaltv.com. just click on politics. >> even though private employers hired more people in the last three months, the unemployment rate went up because not enough jobs were created to absorb the growing number of people looking for work. the jobs report was not great, but it was reassuring enough for starks to jump this afternoon. -- for stocks to jump this afternoon. >> the good news going into this labor day holiday, private employers added 67,000 new jobs in august, making a double-dip recession seem less likely. the bad news, unemployment went up any way to 9.6%, showing once again in the eco
from saying i-do. >> it is always memorable. it has given us many challenges, but nothing has stopped us. >> their special day shared with a hurricane. earl wreaked havoc all along the eastern seaboard beginning with the outer banks overnight. the eye of the storm stayed off short to bring driving wind and rain to the barrier islands. on new york's long island powerful rain and rip currents created dangerous conditions at area beaches. >> several rip tide out there, and we are starting to see a lot of beach erosion. >> now that earl has arrived in new england, the question is, how much damage will he leave behind. michelle franzen, nbc news, chatham, massachusetts. >> john collins is tracking the storm. >> they sl have some good weather, this holiday weekend. and beautiful weather here, too. especially for all the folks at ocean city. they put up with a lot of squalorly weather yesterday. -- squally weather, too. the rest of the weekend is stunning. here's the satellite combination. you can see the storm pulling away. it is a rather large eye of the storm, but it is a weaker storm tha
to the middle east peace process. >> peace must be made by israelis and palestinians. but each of us has a responsibility to do our part as well. >> reporter: the president urged friends of israel to accept a palestinian state and asked arab nations to support the palestinian authority, politically and financially. >> president obama says u.s.- led negotiations can produce results if the international community sets aside decades of community and pessimism. >> we could have an agreement that will lead to a new member of the united nations, an independent, solid state of palestine, living in peace with israel. >> reporter: though israel's seat sat empty because of a jewish holiday. >> reporter: during the second speech to the u.n. general assembly, president obama highlighted other issues. >> reporter: working with them, the president said that the u.s. is working with securing nuclear weapons. he told iran, it must aboy with international law. >> the iranian government must confirm to the world the peaceful intent of its nuclear program. >> reporter: iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad
would manage it really. don't like that idea. we can't afford andy harris' idea. >>> mary joins us now with more. >>> days after the nearly abandoned towson complex was auctioned off, a new apartment complex was auctioned. and officials are ready for more luxury. >>> developers and county officials are standing inside this building. it is called the palisades of towson. 351 studio. they're filled with amen its, including custom closet organizing systems. bamboo flooring. kohler fixtures in bathrooms. and an automated parking garage that parks your car for you. >> all of this in the heart of towson. today, we're taking another giant step forward in the renaissance of towson and changed the skyline of this community with the opening of this new, beautiful apartment complex. >>> on tuesday, towson saw what doesn't happen. shoppers now lured to the luxury ring in towson town center. developers and county officials are betting on it. >>> almost. 500 million have taken place. >>> apartments for the palisades start at just over $1200 a month for a studio and go up to 2400 for a two-bedroom ap
water quality and you don't have to worry about pollen and leaves and we'll also be able to use less chlorine. >> reporter: reservoirs will be finished. it will look like a grass cover fie >> reporter: two reservoirs are these here at druid lake and this one. they'll be treated with ultra violet lights. >> and after 9/11, we were asked to eliminate contamination of an open reservoir. >> reporter: at what cost? >> consumers noticed the bills going up, 9% every year, that's going towards fixing the infrastructure. >> reporter: they say that the two to three year water project is flowing ahead of schedule. >> big project, they're hoping to complete the project in 2012. >>> well, it was seen around the world and now, it's going up for auction. it was worn by the party crasher last year at the state dinner. here it is, the red and gold dress with sec wins. it's recommend to sell for $3000 for the haiti relief fund. she just -- well, her five minutes of fame is extended. >> well, it's a pretty dress, i do like it. >> for $3000? >> i don't know about that. >> well, a gorgeous weekend. >> it
to one in cash on hand. >> marilyn's first attempt at early voting began today. officials tell us they want went well. george is here with more on this. what kind of turnout did we have? >> pretty good, officials say. they were not sure exactly what to expect because voters are not used to going to the polls 11 days before election day. tonight we have the first card numbers on how this early voting experiment did the first timeout. >> doug and glory are two of the more than 12,000 who took advantage of the inaugural attempt at early voting on friday. it is the kind of turnout state election officials had hoped for. the last update was set by p.m. prince george's, baltimore, and anne arundel counties were the top turnouts. >> if the numbers they the same as they were today, we will reach that 20%. >> these and around a county candidates did not expect early voting to keep -- anne arundel candidates. >> i think it shows that a good decision was made in giving the voters that opportunity. >> doesn't favor one party chances of winning over another? >> that is tough to say. this is ma
today's light rail hours. it will operate every 30 minutes. do not forget to send us your state faribault's. log on to wbaltv.com -- send us your state fair photographs. >> maryland is in trouble. dangers, higher taxes, not enough jobs. >> the republican candidate for governor robert ehrlich is now hitting the airwaves. his first ad is entitled, "let's get to work." he went to create jobs and clean up the chesapeake bay. they say the ad is just more of his empty promises. the o'malley campaign called him the biggest spending in maryland history. we take a look at the closer -- take a closer look at the ad at 11:00 p.m. politicians are continuing to point figures -- point fingers at jobs and the economy. bryn mawr has the story from washington. -- brian moore has the story. >> president obama is focusing on creating jobs and saving the jobs for democrats on capitol hill. small-business owners say thank you, but -- >> this should have happened 1.5 years ago. >> they are also talking about a payroll tax. >> they say this is politically motivated. elections are less than 60 days awa
's discretionary income maybe not quite where it used to be. but then some people stay closer to home than going away for their vacation. so i think it all evens out. >>> and at the end of the day, everybody is a little tuckered out. certainly a sign of a good time. >> reporter: the 11-day run ends tonight. officials are hoping attendance will top 400,000. reporting live from timonium, at the maryland state grounds, i'm pat warren. back to you, vic. >> looks like she even had fun out there today. >> yeah. who would not. >>> still to come on wjz's eyewitness news. >>> it wasn't a big deal. i could feel it. i don't know why. >>> wild kingdom. a boy attacked by a sea lion at the zoo. what he thinks set the animal off. >>> what caused the gulf oil disaster. >>> i'm ron matz in fells point. and ravens fans are revved up. the start of a new season just seven days away. the story coming up right here on wjz. >>> and will this beautiful weather continue the rest of the week? don't miss the updated first warning weather forecast coming right up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> tell could have been the key to what c
the prospect of masses losses in december, and the democrats issued a stress call, send us michelle. with prospects getting worse by the day, they asked again, and this time the answer was yes. details are still up in the air. but aides stress even on the political hostings mrs. obama will not go on the attack. >> the risk is she could be seen as polarizing and partisan, and that could hurt her because she has tried hard to remain above the frey in advocating for her causes. >> she is not immune to criticism. she hit the hits for traveling with her daughter to a posh spot this summer. but this fall, a popular mrs. obama will add to her two roles of mother and advocate with a third. >> with your help in unwavering support -- >> a political campaigner. >> they looked at her and like her a great deal, and my guess is the president would swap favorable ratings with his wife in a heartbeat. >> that was mike viqueira reporting. >>> a day after craig's list shut down the adult services there is still no word on whether the move is permanent. it has come under fire for the adult section wit
. it will continue to become more and more widely known in use. >> officials believe early voting will make up about 8% of the votes undercast in the primary. the hot disarrays of the primary is that in the city state attorney. >> they say he is making racially tense statements. >> i am an integral part of this. >> if he was elected, he would be back. but in her statement in context, as she is speaking to the alliance. >> she is not think and officer should do anything would treat them. i do not know a prosecutor's office in the country that practices that prevent it he was elected, he would be taking us back 60 years. >> he does believe they are purposely injecting race. it acknowledges the racial overtones are hard to ignore. >> it is like we will be there whether they say it for not. it is led to the politicians to walk the fine line. sometimes the men there may be real differences. >> they charged if her opponent is elected, the city will go ballistic. >> he will be a rubber stamp. >> how bigotry shaped it. since the office has a historical residence for americans. >> it is a very emotional deal
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